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Restaurant Holiday Meal Kit Inspiration

Looking for recipe inspiration for your restaurants’ holiday and Christmas meal kits? Get inspired by the culinary experts at Land O’Lakes with recipe concepts you can easily work into your holiday menu.

auther_image by Land O’Lakes Culinary Center 11/12/2020

The holidays are quickly approaching and we can expect they’ll be different this year, as consumers trade larger get-togethers for more intimate gatherings1. To ensure you grab the attention of those looking for restaurant meal kit options this holiday season, consider Land O Lakes® dairy products to help your restaurant deliver high-quality, take-home restaurant meal kits that will be the toast of the holiday season.

Christmas and Holiday Restaurant Meal Kit Ideas

Roast Prime Rib is a holiday meal classic. Offer this savory main course with traditional sides taken to the next level with Land O Lakes® dairy products. Add horseradish to our Extra Melt® Performance Cheese Sauce to get a steak sauce that’s deliciously savory and creamy. A side of roasted carrots can steal the show when tossed in Land O Lakes® Garlic & Herb Signature® Spread. But don’t stop there! Top off the carrots with Land O Lakes® Fancy Shredded Parmesan Cheese and toasted chopped almonds and you’ve got a side that customers will be asking for even after the holiday season has passed.
Known for your steak dinners? Bring your take-home steak dinner to a new level by pairing it with a seasonal twist on creamed spinach. Use Land O Lakes® Extra Melt® Monterey Jack Cheese Sauce and add cooked spinach, sautéed onions, a pinch of garlic and nutmeg, and you are set – It’s sure to be a hit!

Speaking of hit sides, comfort classics are a must, especially since they are the #1 choice for family meal options2. And what’s more comforting or classic than au gratin potatoes? Add Extra Melt® Shredded Cheese to your au gratin potatoes to give them a creamy, mouth-watering texture and flavor. They will also reheat perfectly in your customers’ homes.
These are just a few ideas for how Land O Lakes® products can support your takeout business and how to bring your restaurants’ holiday meal kits to life!

Quality Meal Kits Made with Quality Ingredients

Land O Lakes® dairy products are quality products that can be the workhorse your staff is looking for while being the powerhouse ingredients your customers will love. They’re versatile enough to be incorporated into existing menu staples and they allow you to let your creativity soar in the development of new dishes. And with consistent performance you can count on, you can trust that recipes will perform time and time again, giving you one less thing to worry about.

Whether your customers plan on hosting an intimate holiday gathering or are just looking for a simple, standout meal to change up the routine, Land O’Lakes can help make their experience memorable.

Let us help you put together a takeout meal that your customers will give you thanks for! If you have questions about our Performance Dairy products, feel free to contact us, and if you have a comment or idea you’d like to see us cover in future articles, be sure to leave a comment below!

Get the stats! 4 Reasons to consider meal kits from Land O'Lakes
 

  1. Cleveland Research September 2020
  2. Datassential August 2020
 

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